This ancient Kali temple is Kolkata’s holiest spot for Hindus and possibly the source of the city’s name. Today’s version, a 1809...
Nirmal Hriday is Mother Teresa’s world famous, if surprisingly small, home for the dying, its roof-corners are pimpled with neo-Mughal...
Shanagar Burning Ghat
On the putrid Tolisnala Stream, Shanagar Burning Ghat hosts an impressive gaggle of monuments to celebrities cremated there.
A majority male clientele whoop to 1990s dance hits, ‘stags’ are admitted and it’s modestly gay-friendly.
Although it’s a small chain, each Bhojohari Manna branch feels very different and has a somewhat different menu, though all feature...
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Lonely Planet review
Actively associated with local communities, this tour takes you in close proximity to rural life in the delta, in addition to providing wonderful access into the forest. Accommodation is in a luxury eco-themed camp.